Leading with Psychological Intelligence
Leading with Psychological Intelligence (LPI) responds to the increasing demand from executives looking to enhance their leadership efficacy through better connections with subordinates, peers, and superiors.
Psychological research offers many insights into the human function. This program applies these research findings directly to the everyday behavior of the modern executive, helping them build foundations for productive relationships with others, to recognize what motivates both themselves and others and to learn the most effective ways of working with a diverse range of individuals. Bolstered by research, participants will discover how they perform as leaders through experiential exercises, mini-lectures, small group discussions, peer consultations, and individual coaching sessions. Dealing with adverse situations and developing resilience will also be a key focus of the course.
The number of participants in this course will be significantly less than is standard in the executive education industry in order to encourage active, individual involvement and ensure personalized attention to each participant’s needs.
Target AudienceExecutives leading diverse individuals or teams, whose ability to mobilize the talents and efforts of others directly affects the successful achievement of company goals.
- Using psychology research for business results
- Leveraging individual differences at work
- Understanding human motivation
- Leading “difficult” people
- Minimizing errors at work
- Overcoming internal barriers to change
- Facing adversity with resilience and perseverance
Take-Home ValueParticipants will leave the program equipped with the concepts and tools needed to better understand the principles of human behavior within organizations. The knowledge gained from the leadership tasks will help executives increase acceptance of their ideas and work requests and establish productive working relationships with subordinates, peers, and superiors. Additionally, the insights gleaned into each individual’s behavior will help them further develop their leadership skills and remain resilient in the face of work- and team-related challenges. Participants will be supported by a post-program follow-up as they put their new skills to practice.
Meet the FacultyKonstantin Korotov (Program Director)
Konstantin Korotov joined ESMT European School of Management and Technology in August 2005 as an assistant professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in August 2008. He is also an integral part of ESMT's Center for Leadership Development Research. Konstantin is also an executive coach and a research fellow with the INSEAD Global Leadership Center in Fontainebleau, France, where he also received his PhD in Management (Organizational Behavior). In addition to his academic work, he has over 15 years of practical Leadership Development experience in the US, Russia, UK, France, Portugal, Spain, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, Czech Republic, Italy, Germany, Uzbekistan, Latvia, Hong Kong, Brazil, and Argentina.
Laura Guillén joined ESMT as an assistant professor in September 2010. She received her PhD in Organizational Studies with a specialization in organizational behavior from ESADE in 2007. Laura also holds a MSc in Management Research from ESADE, since 2004, and a combined undergraduate and MA in Business Administration from ESADE, 1998. From 2008 to 2010 she worked as a post-doctoral research fellow at INSEAD.
Zhike Lei joined ESMT as an assistant professor in January 2009 and was promoted to an associate professor in 2012. Previously she was a professor at George Mason University's School of Management. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Zhike also holds a MBA degree in Marketing and Management from Illinois State University and Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising from Beijing Institute of Business, China.